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. >> amtrak wants to shorten your trip every day. >> kim dacey is live to explain. good morning. >> good morning. officials are looking at whether these high-speed trains would entice more commuters and close the gap between plane and train travel. amtrak is launching high-speed trials in the northeast to expedite service. they say the goal is to raise speed from the current 130 miles an hour to 220 over the next decade, cutting current travel times in half. they think by cutting travel time, more people might choose trains over airlines to avoid airport security, and more commuters to d.c. would save time by not sitting in traffic. an economist believes the project would entice more baltimoreans to commute to d.c. to earn more money, and that's not all. >> we're the smallest major city on the east coast, and we're also the cheapest major city on the east coast. and so by tying us more forcefully in with markets like new york and washington, d.c., philadelphia, and boston, it creates a lot of economic opportunity for business expansion in the baltimore metropolitan area. >> amtrak estima
stages of having their security upgraded. >> amtrak is planning for a train affected -- trains that could cut train time from baltimore to boston in half. >> the questions involved in this issue remain whether or not the high-speed trains could moat -- open a more lucrative opportunities for baltimore and whether those trains would close the gap between trains and airplanes. commuters stream off the train from d.c. to baltimore, most believed they did not have to fight the beltway. >> sometimes you can be inconvenienced because yet to think about gas, traffic, parking. >> travelers from new york said they chose amtrak over the plate for convenience. like the airports, this security checkpoints, much easier in a train station. >> amtrak is trying to capitalize on those reasons by closing the gap between trains and planes. they are launching high-speed trails to expedite service. the goal is to raise speed from the current 130 mph to 220 over the next decade, cutting current travel time in half. >> it would be a major enhancement for the baltimore area and the reason for many to live here.
amtrak employees. among other findings the report says mechanics and signal operators tested positive at four time the rate of employees at other railroads last year. amtrak management said it will step up random drug testing. a washed out in drought-ridden west texas. rain continued to fall today over part of the lone star state. up to five inche inches have fan the last 24 hours, swamping street, strandingars and drivers. water was four feet deep in this swrairses. it's being called carmageddon, the sequel, in los angeles. a 10-mile stretch of the nation's busiest freeway is closed to traffic. workers are demolishing then rebuilding ia bridge over the busy 405 freeway. the roadway is scheduled to reopen before rush hour on monday. last year, in phase one of the project, officials warned of monumental traffic jams. drivers steered clear as they did today. coming up on tonight's cbs evening news, guatanamo's last western detainee is moved to canada. in syria today with a new casualty in the conflict. rebels launched another offensive to retake the largest city, aleppo, from government
tuesday. . >>> dozens of people were hurt after an amtrak train derailed what amtrak is doing to get passengers around that crash. and a celebration is on in the east bay for the a's, they are now officially in the playoffs, it is all ahead on the khou channel 11 news. >>> right now we are sitting at a very balmy 68 degrees and here we go out of the gate, temperatures will trash tomorrow and take a look, 90s to 100, here is sal. >>> traffic is off to a doesn't start -- decent start, as you can see it is doing well, and on 24 it looks
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. an amtrak train colliding with a big rig at a railroad crossing. here's the scene. rescuers carrying passengers away. amtrak says the truck drove into the side of the train, which was traveling from oakland. it is the third time since 2008 that a train has hit a vehicle at that crossing in hanford, california. >>> and also today, an oscar shocker. the host of the 2013 academy awards will be seth macfarlane. and even he wouldn't be surprised if you don't know his name. in fact, last year, he was asked by mtv if he'd ever be running to host the oscars, he said -- >> no, not i. i would -- nobody knows who i am. >> that's not true. >> i don't think -- i think you have to, you know, at least be on a cable show first. >> not so fast. the surprise is on him. he is the creator and the voices on the animated hits "family guy," "american dad" and this summer's sleeper hit, "ted," a movie. and he showed up as the host on the season premiere of "saturday night live," showing his song and dance chops. ♪ oh my head is filled with voices ♪ ♪ and they never go away >> macfarlane says he's a bi
been found to contain arsenic, and even rat poison. >>> a new report finds amtrak employees are failing drug and alcohol tests at a much higher rate than the rest of the rail industry. the audit from amtrak's office of inspector general found amtrak employees are failing the test at a 51% higher rate than the industry average. the majority of employees who fail drug tests tested positive for marijuana and cocaine. >>> governor brown is green lighting forms to red light cameras. he signed a new law that sets uniform standards for red light cameras. they must be installed at locations to ensure safety, not for cities to raise revenues. warning signs must be posted within 200 feet of a camera and it will be easier for drivers to challenge tickets. palo alto state senator joe siminian authored the legislation. >>> for the second year the governor is vitoing a bill that would raise the fine for illegal use of cell phones. it would increase the base fine from $20 to $30. governor brown says he believes the current fines and penalties which can get as high as 33 sixes are already a powerful de
safely returned to port. >>> in california, at least 20 passengers were injured when an amtrak train collided with a truck. it happened monday in california's central valley. the train derailed and was carrying about 169 passengers. the truck was destroyed. officials say the driver suffered only minor injuries before emergency services arrived, passengers helped get the injured off the train. >> we were there pulling people right off the train. the train was almost on its side. everything was very slippery. almost like standing on ice. it was very hard to maneuver. >> about ten miles away, a second accident about four hours later. a freight train hit a tractor-trailer. police say that driver was seriously injure >>> up next, we'll have your tuesday morning weather. in sports, who says there's no crying in baseball? there is if you made the playoffs. we'll tell you who's popping the corks this morning. made the playoffs. we'll tell you who's popping the corks this morning. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private
30 people were injured as an amtrak train derails. >>> crashing into several park car. >> behind the wheel, a 10-year-old. >> disturbing videos of a police officer punching a woman in the face prompted an internal investigation. >> all that -- >>> career low for tony romo, five interceptions. >> you don't answer the question. >> with all due respect, would you let me talk? >> will you answer my question? >> okay. >> please let me respond, okay? >> all that matters. >> couldn't you just go to the future and then come back and kill that arnold? >> on "cbs this morning." >> arnold schwarzenegger said you can't run from your mistakes. you have to confront them. yeah, especially if they look exactly like you and keep yeah, especially if they look exactly like you and keep calling you dad. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." there are just five weeks left in the race for the white house. the two candidates will spend the day preparing for tomorrow night's first dough bait in denver. a new quinnipiac university poll shows the president leading mitt romney by four
people are injured when an amtrak train collides with a big rig in california. >> check out this wild ride. a stolen van crashes into several parked cars. >> behind the wheel, a 10-year-old. >>> disturbing video of a police officer punching a woman in the face prompting an internal investigation. >>> a career night for tony romo. five interceptions. >>> let me talk -- >> would you answer my question? >> i'm not a student in your class room. please let me respond, okay? >>> couldn't you just go to the future and come back and kill that arnold? >>> arnold schwarzenegger you can't run from your mistakes. you have to confront them. yeah, especially if they look exactly like you and keep calling you dad. [ laughter ] captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." there are just five weeks in the race left for the white house. the two candidates will spend the day preparing for tomorrow night's first debate in denver. a new quinnipiac university poll of likely voters shows president obama leading mitt romney by four points, 49-45. >> last night in denver, romney was endorsed by
. >>> this morning, investigators are looking into an accident in california after a truck slammed into an amtrak train yesterday injuring at least 20 people. the collision knocked two double-deck cars and an engine off the tracks. not clear if the crash was caused by driver error or a mail functioning crossing gate. >>> big recall of peanut butter expanding to other nut products including almond and cashew butters. new mexico-based sunland, inc, was linked to several cases of salmonella. they were linked to trader joe's, whole foods, target and safeway. 30 people in 19 states have gotten sick from this strain of salmonella. if you would like more information on the specifics go to www.cdc.gov/salmonella. >>> check this out. four hunters nabbed a giant alligator in mississippi and lived to tell the tale. this gator weighed almost 700 pounds. it's a record for the state's hunting season. the men said it took 4 1/2 hours to hook it and wrestle it to shore. unbelievable. >>> retailers are dreaming of a green christmas. national retail federation out with its holiday sales forecast. looking okay? >>
to amtrak. i'm not going to send money to pbs. not going to send money to the national center -- or the national endowment for humanities and arts. >> that doesn't add up to much, governor. >> i'm happy to keep going, julie, okay? >> as for middle class americans who believe that will translate into big tax cuts, well, mr. romney has some bad news for you. >> by the way, don't be expecting a huge cut in taxes because i'm also going to lower deductions and exemptions, but by bringing rates down, we'll be able to let small businesses keep more of their money so they can hire more people. >> jared bernstein is an msnbc contributor and former chief economic policy to the vice president. it's great to have you in person, jared. can you explain something to me because this sounds to me like a game of smoke and mirrors. on the one hand he says he's going to reduce everyone's taxes by 20%. >> right. >> on the other hand, he's going to cut deductions like what? he won't say. but let's assume he's going to cut things like the mortgage interest deduction, charitable contribution deductio
, concealed weapons are now allowed on amtrak trains and in national parks. >> he's continued to pay lip service to those things. but he hasn't shown real leadership in pursuing those changes. >> reporter: yes, background checks have gotten more thorough under obama. where people legally buying guns in gun shops. but the big problem remains gun shows and the internet. specifically, unlicensed dealers selling firearms to buyers with no background check needed. president obama has supported closing the gun show loophole in the past. but the white house says his focus now is on existing laws. governor romney says no to any further regulation of gun shows. >> there's no particular change in law that's going to keep people who are intent on doing harm from doing harm. >> the majority of gun owners would agree that we should do everything possible to prevent criminals and fugitives from purchasing weapons. >> reporter: so while president obama says he wants tougher gun laws, little was done during his first term. republican challenger romney has done more in the past, but now says it's enough.
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about. they did stop short of saying global recession. amtrak is running a test of high speed trains along the northeast corner this week. test runs at up to 165 miles an hour in four stretches from maryland to massachusetts. same locations could be boosted to 162-mile-an-hour service. >> 150 right now. >> i don't ever feel like i'm going -- >> a lot of times where you get slowed down by a train in front of you. always an issue of if the train's on time unless there's a slow -- >> i'm all for that. top speed now 150, but i don't really ever feeling like i'm going 150. >> you feel it when you're leaning up against the window and another train flies by. >> 170 million people will dress up, celebrate and spend up to $8 billion on this halloween. my favorite holiday because it's penelope's birthday. so we never need to celebrate because we're always dealing with the kids. unfair. 7 in 10 will take part. i love halloween. don't you? >> i do. do you know what you'll be, what the kids will be? >> we don't though yet. super hero anybody involved. >> we have hunger l eer games g and a lion. b
. intercity rail, as well, that is, amtrak and other city rail services are not funded by mass transit. they are administered by a different part of transportation. host: as far as the federal administration budget request for 2013, here is the breakdown. is about $11 billion total. it is broken down this way, transit, -- try the formula grants, $4.5 billion. what are those? guest: there is a wash -- washington regional agency, or sometimes states receive that money because they have commuter rail. is money that goes automatically and it is money principally to be used for capital investment. it used to be called, and rail modernization. there was a for light rail and heavy rail systems. -- it was for light rail and heavy rail system spirit those -- a and heavy rail systems. those are formula funded as opposed to discretionary fund it. host: and on the chart here, bus and rail minutes, that seems pretty easy to understand. is there anything else we should know? guest: we do not at the federal level support operating subsidies. but in fact, the money goes to maintenance. generally accep
that is designed to have health care act like a market, a consumer market as opposed to have it run like amtrak and the post office. >> here is what you point out, tim, which is interesting and it relates to tomorrow night in denver, where the audience will have to be silent, they can't cheer, you say that is advantageous for mitt romney. why? >> yeah. i think it has to do with personality types. i have sympathy with mitt on this. i'm also an uptight rich guy. and when you come from a certain background, you're not used to dealing with big crowds, you're not used to being populist and throwing your weight around rhetorically but you can flourish in job interviews and silent one on one style debates. there is something about mitt romney that he's very, very good at analyzing details, at being critical, at jabbing and landing punches and if the debate is silent, which it will be, if the audience can't participate and it is romney versus obama, no holds barred, i think this guy is kind of corporate analytical background can serve him very, very well. >> you mentioned the rich guy part of it all, a
. in the meantime, one day, two crashes for amtrak. a chaotic scene as one train hits a big rig and derails, another train hitting another truck several miles away. >>> plus, bad enough when you're jammed into a seat at 30,000 feet. haven't we all been there? now some seats on american airlines' planes are coming loose during the flight. >> i think the faa needs to look at this incident, i think the aircraft owners and leaseholders need to look at this incident, and they need to get with american airlines' management and see what's going on. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios jenna: well, american airlines grounding eight of its jets after a row of passenger seats came loose on three recent flights. this has happened over the last couple days. the airline says the seats were not properly locked into tracks on the author of their 757s. the airline is already under some pressure as it gets ready to lay off thousands of workers as part of a bankruptcy plan. take a li
injured after a tractor trailer hit an amtrak train. two passenger cars and a locomotive were slammed off the tracks. investigators are working to determine if the crash was caused by driver error. >>> let's head to wall street and cnbc's mandy drury is at the new york stock exchange. mandy, what's this about american express paying back some of its customers. >> reporter: absolutely, natalie. listen up, if you have an american express card because amex will refund $85 million to 250,000 customers for allegedly deceiving and overcharging those card users. elsewhere, wall street yesterday kicked off the new quarter with a modest rally. we'll see if it can do the same again. and if you own apple stock, well, guess what october is the best month for that stock based on the past 20 years. back to you. >> all right. mandy drury at the new york stock exchange, thanks. >>> and what happened to the women? ikea is apologizing after its catalog in saudi arabia edited its female models out of the picture n.muslim, saudi arabia women must cover their bodies and hair and must have a man's permission t
a tractor-trailer hit an amtrak train. two passenger cars and locomotive were slammed off the tracks. investigators are working to determine if the crash was caused by driver error. >> let's head to wall street. mandy is at the stock exchange. what's this about american express paying back customers? >> absolutely. listen up if you have an american express card because it will refund $85 million to 250,000 customers for allegedly deceiving and overcharging those card users. wall street kicked off the quarter with a modest rally. we'll see if it can do the same again. if you are an apples stockholder, october is the best month for that stock based on the past 20 years. back to you. >> mandy, thanks. and what happened to the women? ikea is apologizing after its catalog in saudi arabia edited its female models out of the picture. in muslim saudi arabia women must have a man's permission to study or travel. ikea says the edits do not align with its company values. it's now 7:07. back to savannah, david and al. can't take the women out. >> thanks so much. mr. roker, what can we expect wit
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